Quilling is the art of manipulating paper strips to create intricate designs. It’s a relatively simple process that can be used to create a variety of beautiful pieces, from jewelry to home decor. Quilling watches are a unique and stylish way to tell time, and they make great gifts for friends and family. Making your own quilling watch is a fun and rewarding project that anyone can do.
Here’s what you’ll need to get started:
– Quilling paper strips
– Quilling tool
– Quilling board
– Watch face
– Clock movement
– Super glue
Start by selecting the quilling paper strips you want to use for your watch. You can find a variety of colors and sizes at your local craft store, or online. Once you have your paper strips, it’s time to start quilling!
Use the quilling tool to curl the paper strips into coils. Start with a small coil and work your way up to a larger one. Once you’ve made a few coils, it’s time to start assembling your watch.
First, glue the watch face to the center of the quilling board. Then, glue the clock movement to the back of the watch face. Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for proper placement.
Now it’s time to add the paper coils to the watch face. Start by adding the smallest coil to the center of the watch. Then, add larger coils around the outside. Once you’re happy with the placement of the coils, glue them in place.
Allow the glue to dry completely before moving on to the next step.
Now it’s time to add the batteries to your clock movement. Once the batteries are in place, your quilling watch is ready to wear!